GIS Officer temp 6 months

GIS Officer temp 6 months

Job Title: GIS Officer temp 6 months
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Atherton, Queensland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH853_1584513389
Contact Name: Vanessa Brown
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 18, 2020 19:36

Job Description

GIS Officer | Temp 6 Months | Tablelands Regional Council

Support decision making and information management of spatial data services through mapping, reporting, and analysis of Tablelands Regional Council's Geographic Information System applications.

The GIS officer is responsible for the development and maintenance of council's GIS applications and data collection activities. The GIS Officer ensures full integration of field-generated data, and enables efficient and effective decision making via geographical representation of council information.

Key duties and responsibilities include;

  • Provide high-quality maps and cartographic outputs
  • Collation and capture of data, spatial data analysis and reporting 
  • Delivery of GIS system improvements (knowledge around project management and testing highly desirable)

Required knowledge, qualifications and experience include;

  • Demonstrated experience in the use and understanding of Geographic Information Systems and field data capture tools such as ESRI Collector and MapInfo.
  • Demonstrated technical experience developing and maintaining GIS databases and applications.
  • Demonstrated experience in project delivery ensuring quality control and project timeframes as met.
  • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively in a future thinking innovating team.
  • Comprehensive understanding of geospatial information principles and broad knowledge of spatial information access points within Queensland government and industry.
  • Degree qualification within the field of Geographical Information Systems or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and training.

Located just 100 kms west of Cairns International Airport, the Tablelands is an area of outstanding natural beauty where you can step out of the rainforest into tropical savannah. From award winning wineries, distilleries, coffee plantations and hand-crafted chocolates and cheeses, the Atherton Tablelands is renowned as the fresh food bowl of North Queensland!

This is a temporary contract for 6 months and we're looking to place ASAP. 

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